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Time Warner cable to cut Comedy Central tonight

By | December 31, 2008 at 11:37 am | No comments

Starting tonight Time Warner and Bright House Networks customers will be losing Comedy Central and 18 other channels from their TV’s. Other channels include MTV, VH1, Nickelodeon, Noggin, Spike and TV Land. Just in time for the new year it appears that the pull is not...

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Marc Maron’s “Scorching the Earth”: Get your tickets

By | December 30, 2008 at 5:27 pm | No comments

This weekend, Punchline Magazine is presenting Marc Maron’s Scorching the Earth in New York, his one man show about lost love, divorce, anger and all that soul-bearing fun stuff! Here are the details: Saturday, Jan. 3 at 10 pm The Green Room at 45 Bleecker (NYC) Advance...

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Tuesday stand-up video: Andi Smith

By | December 30, 2008 at 12:54 pm | No comments

Comedian Andi Smith wasn’t always the positive-thinking, glass-half-full type of gal. Check it...

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Guest blog: Comedian Marla Schulz’s five New Year’s resolutions

By | December 30, 2008 at 12:10 pm | No comments

I Plan To Stay Healthy I have no choice. I can’t afford health care. Every time I visit an “in-network” doctor my claim gets kicked back. The last one was from my gynecologist. I didn’t know having a vagina was considered a “pre-existing condition.“ I Will Save...

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Wall Street types turn to stand-up comedy

By | December 30, 2008 at 11:24 am | No comments

It turns out this economic downturn has done more than just put people out of jobs. According to a recent New York Times article by Hannah Seligson, the huge amount of job loss in the financial sector has caused people to go for it in the realm of arts and entertainment. The...

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Tracy Morgan named “Man of the Year”

By | December 26, 2008 at 1:48 pm | No comments

An African-American group, Jack and Jill of America, has named comedian Tracy Morgan as their Man of the Year. According to their official site, the group “is a family organization that provides cultural, social, civic and recreational activities that stimulate and expand...

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Mayor declares Amman stand-up comedy festival to be annual event

By | December 23, 2008 at 6:49 pm | No comments

This morning I was reading Al Bawaba - as I do everyday- and was pleased to read that the Amman Stand-up Comedy Festival will now be an annual event. The announcement came from Mayor Omar Maani after its first debut ever in the Middle East. The Greater Amman Municipality adopted...

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Spotted: Carrot Top at Penn Station, NYC

By | December 23, 2008 at 4:29 pm | No comments

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Punchline Magazine presents the ‘Comedy Central’s Stand-up Showdown’ madness contest!

By | December 23, 2008 at 12:10 pm | No comments

Comedy Central’s Stand-up Showdown 2009 has begun. My fantasy football team was a bust this year and March Madness is a long time coming, so we have come up with a new contest. Punchline Magazine presents The “Comedy Central’s Stand-up Showdown” Madness!...

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